5 Of The Most Prestigious Design Stores In London – Recently we talked about a very famous design event that was taking place in London, the Clerkenwell Design Week, that ended on the 24th this month, if you stood around and still want to see more of the famous London design, here is a top 5 of design stores you should visit in the city!
1 – Mint
Mint is an interior design store based in London, it was founded in 1998 and it has made a name for it self for its contemporary collections and creative merchandising. This store is also famous for offering work from new as well as internationally famous designers. Mint focuses strongly on interpreting the latest interior design trends.
2 – ARAM
Londoners were astonished when Zeev Aram opened his first showroom in 1964, nowadays the shop features a huge scope of several amazingdesign pieces, from chairs to lamps and storage. One interesting fact about this shop is that it has a floor dedicated to show work from new and unknown designers, which is an amazing oportunity for design enthusiasts to get to know what new talents are still hiden somewhere, and to help the new designers show themselves to the world!
3 – Do South
Do south store was Established in 2010 and has since become one of the main design stores in London, offering from home furniture to quirky lightning, luxury, sofas and unique accessories. Being the perfect mix between modern and rustic designs it also speacializes in vintage furniture classics.
Since 1978, Andrew Martin has been at the frontline of worldwide design. Andrew Martin’s design is not defined by a single style nor does it follow a stirck one, reflecting a global assortment of influences through a rich mix of elements.
5 – Darkroom
The concept of Darkroom is defined by escaping the norms, favouring the bold and brave, the crafted and curious, whilst making good and accessile design. The shop was launched as a design store in 2009 and changed the landscape of the city of London for 7 years with its black wall and unique aesthetic until 2016, when it evolved to meet the contemporary retail challenges accessible products from e-commerce, wholesale and special pop-up experiences.